Sorsogon City fosters sisterhood relationship with Zamboanga City
By Bennie A. Recebido
SORSOGON CITY (25 September) -- A resolution transmittal from the City Council of Zamboanga signed by Zamboanga City Mayor Celso L. Lobregat was received by the Office of the City Mayor of Sorsogon, September 21, acknowledging a sisterhood relationship with this city.
The Resolution numbered 697 dated August 24, 2006 of the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Zamboanga declares its intention to forge a sisterhood affiliation with this city to enhance their existing mutual relationship being a prototype local government unit classified as a "highly urbanized city" that serves as a model for their city to emulate in terms of local governance and urban development.
According to Hon. Sally A. Lee, City Mayor of Sorsogon, the said sisterhood program will also be an enormous help in developing this city as a 'fast growing city' in the Bicol region in accordance to her governing term's agenda, the making of the city of Sorsogon a Dream City and a progressive gateway to the South by 2015.
Mayor Lee also expressed her appreciation to Zamboanga City Council and said that she is grateful knowing that the efforts made by Sorsogon City are now being recognized not only here but even in other places outside the region.
It can be noted that two months ago, the Sorsogon City Mayor attended a seminar in Zamboanga City. And there, she expressed her intention to promote a sisterhood agreement with the city of Zamboanga which in turn was acknowledged by its City Council. (PIA Sorsogon) [top]